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New stone ram heads discovered in Egypt’s Luxor

The Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities and Tourism announced the discovery of new stone ram heads in the excavation area on el-Kebash Road in Luxor, an ancient road under restoration, which Egypt is planning to open for the public next month.
A recently discovered stone ram heads at the Avenue of Sphinxes in Luxor, Egypt.

CAIRO — Mustafa al-Waziri, the Secretary-General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA), recently revealed the discovery of new stone ram heads during excavation work on the Avenue of Sphinxes (also known as el-Kebash Road).

In a Facebook post on Oct. 7, Waziri posted photos of the newly found stone ram heads and other stone statues.

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